Agriculture & Pastoral
The concept of carbon farming could become a viable option for farmers from 2008 onwards, Landcare Research scientist David Whitehead said.
Some $2.16 billion of GDP could be at risk if we fail to look after the quality of New Zealand's soil and water resources. The 2006 Soils & Society Conference signals the link of soil to social well being. Ensis is the unincorporated joint venture between Crown Research Institute, Scion and Australia's CSIRO.
AgResearch is part of a new joint venture that will have huge benefits for both the health and pastoral sectors.